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Cambridge English proficiency exam, everything you need to know

Cambridge English proficiency exam, everything you need to know

Cambridge English: Proficiency Exam   The Cambridge English: Proficiency exam is also called the CPE and more informally known as the Cambridge Proficiency. CPE originally stood for the Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English.   The CPE is the toughest English language exam of all the Cambridge suite of exams, and if you hold this qualification it proves – according to Cambridge English - that “you have mastered English to an exceptional level. It proves you can com... Read More
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Preparing for a Cambridge FCE or CAE course in England

Preparing for a Cambridge FCE or CAE course in England

How should I prepare for my Cambridge FCE/CAE course before coming to England?   A Cambridge Exam course in the UK is rewarding, satisfying, challenging, hard work and fun, all at once. If you are keen to make the most of the course and pass the exam at the end of it, you can’t start early enough! We suggest you prepare by looking at the following things before you come to England. About the structure of the exam: Have a look at the Cambridge websites to learn about the content and sh... Read More
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Testimonial from Swiss French student, Isabel

Testimonial from Swiss French student, Isabel

Testimonial from Swiss French student, Isabel "Prenez votre courage à deux mains et osez partir à l’étranger apprendre une autre langue. C’est un choix que vous ne regretterez pas et vous vous en souviendrez toute votre vie. Je suis partie 6 mois à Eastbourne où j’ai vécu une expérience inoubliable. C'est une petite ville calme mais à la fois formidable. Il y a plein de petits bars, des discothèques, et un magnifiqu... Read More
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Top Tips for Cambridge speaking exams

Top Tips for Cambridge speaking exams

Nervous about your English speaking exam? Wondering how you can get a good score? To help you, we asked our team of experienced exam teachers, many of whom are also oral examiners, for their top tips:  1. Give a positive first impression to the examiner  Smile! Have ‘open’, positive body language Speak up! Relax! Speak clearly! 2. Try to show the examiner what you know  Avoid short, uncommunicative answers Don’t just say ‘yes’ or ‘no&rsq... Read More
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How can I prepare before my Cambridge exam course?

How to prepare for a Cambridge English Exam course  So, you have booked an exam preparation course in the UK for Cambridge First (FCE), Advanced (CAE) or Proficiency (CPE) but the start of the course is still a few weeks away. How can you make the most of that time to prepare yourself beforehand to get the best possible chance to succeed in your chosen exam? Most schools will ask you to complete an entry test to check that you have a good level to start the Cambridge exa... Read More
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Student vote: Top attractions and destinations in England

Student vote: Top attractions and destinations in England

There are countless great places for students to visit when they some to study English with us, we love being able to take students to all the amazing destinations in England such as London, Oxford, Bath and Cambridge. As well as these popular destinations there are also any places to visit in and around in Eastbourne including Beachy head, Brighton, Hastings or Rye. We also love to hear first hand from ESOE students about the places they enjoy the most and we were lucky enough to have the oppor... Read More
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Test your English online!

Test your English online!

We are pleased to announce the arrival of our new online English test. The test is a perfect way to check your level of English before you arrive at the school. The test is comprised of 50 multiple choice questions that test your understanding of English and, at the end of the test, we give you a level from Beginner to Advanced or A1 to C2 on the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).  Once you know your English level you can see which English courses are suitable for ... Read More
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ESOE class of 1961

ESOE class of 1961

In June 2013, we had a visit from two of our former students. Rosemarie Dehning and Edith Fuester met and became lifelong friends at Eastbourne School of English. They came to Eastbourne in 1961 to prepare for a Cambridge examination. 52 years later, they visited the place that has held some of their most treasured memories.  Eastbourne School of English was founded in 1936 so it is steeped in history. Some of this history is recorded in books and photos, gathering ... Read More
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Top FCE and CAE exam tips

Top FCE and CAE exam tips

Top FCE and CAE exam tips Eastbourne School of English teacher, Clive, gives his top tips for students taking the FCE and CAE exam. 1. Do not go out to the pub the night before! 2. Make sure to bring a bottle of water, pens, pencils and ID with you and wear comfortable clothes. 3. Switch off your mobile phone, or do not take it with you. 4. Keep calm, take deep breaths and focus. 5. Read and listen very carefully. 6. Divide your time for each section carefully and do not spend too much time plan... Read More
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So much more than an exam preparation group from Switzerland

So much more than an exam preparation group from Switzerland

In September 2013, a lovely group of students from Weinfelden in Switzerland came to Eastbourne School of English. They prepared for the FCE and BEC exams, they completed a video project about London and recorded their impressions on a brilliant blogspot entitled "Our Stay in Eastbourne 2013". Some highlights of the blogspot include: "So I had a good first impression about England, Eastbourne and my host family": More >> "The day started at 9 o'clock in the school. In spite of the exciting... Read More
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